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Basically I spend my days and weekends running all over the city to various activities for my kids, and the evenings running around for my classes. I married an amazing man who puts up with all my craziness and is very involved in all our activities, otherwise I would be insane. When did you begin to notice that you were taller than other people? I was always on the tall side, but not the tallest in the class until about grade How did you feel about your height growing up? Are your siblings and parents tall? Tell us about shopping for clothes. Is it hard to find pants that fit? Where do you shop?
You got me. Shopping for clothes is the bane of my existence.
Buying cheap…or rather, affordable clothing is not an option. Long sleeved shirts are always about an inch and a half too short. The body tends to be just a little on the short side too, so if you stretch or move, your tummy pops out the bottom lovely sight after having 4 kids I tell ya. Buying clothes is truly the one time I feel like a giant. In Canada we can shop at Tall Girlwhich is dedicated to carrying only tall clothing. The downside of shopping there? Forget trying to get anything stylish or fashionable.
There are more places online now that we can buy, but I hate buying clothes without trying them on first. Did your height affect your dating life at all? I dated a guy who was shorter than me once. I gotta say it did bother me a bit, and I never did it again. Since my brothers are all giants, and most of their friends were also taller than me, I just knew that tall guys would always be an option. Most of the ones close to my height feel the need to stand right beside me and measure up, which I find entertaining.
What are some of the most common comments that you get about your height? NO, I would not. Thank you Captain Obvious! I did. What are the benefits of Tall girls stories so tall? The drawbacks? There are SO many! Everyone notices when a tall girl walks into a room…which I guess could also be a drawback. It takes me half the time and half the energy to walk places than my short friends!
I can reach things that most people need step ladders to get to. I just love being tall. Drawbacks: Buying clothes is difficult. Airplanes in coach class are NOT the most comfortable rides, especially if the person in front of you decides to be sleeping the entire trip.
Why are toilets so close to the ground? You have to put up with stupid people making obvious comments about the fact that you are so tall. Being tall makes you feel lanky, clumsy and awkward a lot of the time. Why be unhappy about being tall? There are so many other things to be unhappy about. Let me help you find it! FREE — Download now! What's it like to do Teach For America? Would you ever want to become a classroom teacher in a low-income area That's exactly what Samantha did! This is Tall girls stories story.
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That's exactly what happened to Carol in Never expected to read something like this here, it is my biggest problem. I'm 6 inches tall, way taller than the average Spanish, and hate it. I've never dated a tall guy, they were always same size or shorter than me. And honestly it's already difficult enough to find the man of my dreams, being tall makes it impossible.
I also love heels, but I hate basketball so much just because I was always pushed to like it And photos with other people are embarrassing, I'm like a mother with children, or an elf with hobbits… Love your blog! I think this was a great post. I've never heard about height from a girl's perspective I think it'd be more difficult than a guy. My man and his brothers are tall.
My guy is 6'6 and his older brother is 6'8. I feel bad that people keep asking them such questions! I bet there are problems with movie theater seats and Tall girls stories with her too. Things just aren't made for tall people!
Wow that's tall! I wouldn't mind borrowing a few inches, I'm only 5ft3! Don't sit in front of me in the cinema :p really a big downside of being small, everyone blocks your view. So another pluspoint for you!
My mom is about six foot also with a 36" inseam. I'm only 5'7"- my 6'5" brother got all the height. She also has trouble finding clothes, but it's been getting better in recent years. I remember her telling me she was traumatized in junior high because she was just as tall then and had to wear boy's jeans.
I know my mom loves Gap's jeans, particularly their "long and lean" style- they're even Tall girls stories enough on her for her to wear a low heel! I'm 5'10", but my mom and sister are respectively 6'2" and 6'1". I think all of us are pretty used to shopping for tall clothing. When episodes of "What Not to Wear" come on with taller ladies bemoaning how there are no clothes for them we find it a bit ridiculous. Retailers who can be perfectly affordable with the bazillions of deals they put out there like Gap, Banana Republic, JCPenney my mom's faveJCrew, Ann Taylor Loft sell tall sizes in pants and shirts.
It might take a little extra effort, but I don't think any of us find it too challenging anymore and my sister's in fashion de, so she cares about fit! None of them have seemed to have a big problem with it. My brother is 6'7 and the most common comments you listed crack me up because people are always telling me that my brother is very tall — as if I can't see him or something. I am in Ottawa too! This was an interesting read because I used to have a friend in high school that was also that tall and went through many of the same problems.
I'm 6'2" and I used to hate it Tall girls stories people particularly coaches and random strangers would constantly try to persuade me to play basketball or volleyball. It made me feel useless since I was awful at both!
Now that I'm out of school, that doesn't happen so much anymore, but strangers still do feel at liberty to comment about my height.
I'm also a 36" inseam, and ordering tall sizes from the Gap's online store has worked beautifully for me! I used to think I was a solid 5'11", but it has recently come to my attention that that may no longer be the case and I should seriously be done growing — I'm 21! I can't imagine being anything but tall; I've come to appreciate it. I find most people's reactions to my height funny — I can't tell you the of times people have leaned over the counter while I'm at work, looked at the floor, and went "Oh, you really ARE that tall, I thought the floor was raised!
Why thanks, stumpies. Yay for tall people! I'm 6 foot and after reading that, i felt like I wrote it! All except the playing basketball part, I'm WAY to clumsy for that. Just last month I found the first t-shirt EVER to fit me perfectly, and I bought 10 of them in different colors because it's so rare to find ones that fit Tall girls stories being to wide for my skinny body! My torso is just way too long. I laughed at the "I'm Really, Really Tall. I mean, a 6'4" woman, sure, but at 5'10" I certainly don't find 6'1" to be that crazy. I even bought a pair of heels this christmas although the weather is too horrible to wear them.
One advantage is that I appear extra thin. Its funny because I just got a job as an exercise instructor and all the girls are on the tall side one girl is 5'11 no i'm sorry we're not quite that tall. I think that we get used to being the odd one out and have to be confident in a group.
I wear heels to work every single day. People comment on my height but I don't mind at all. It was a little easier for me to embrace my height because I modeled as a teen, and in that industry it was so essential to have that height and it was praised. Man I wish I was taller.
I'm around tall guys all the time.
Boyfriend is 6'3" and his roommates are 6'4" and 6'5" respectively. When I put on 5" wedges I feel so beautiful and strong and I wish I could have that same wonderful feeling not that I don't like my height all the time! Little Tree Vintage — I do! I'm 6 foot tall college student—and I love being tall. Tall girls stories as for guys, my boyfriend is 5'8 and we think it's hilarious. I mean, I couldn't let four inches keep me from dating an incredible guy. I've always figured that if height was our biggest issue, then we are doing pretty okay. I wish I could be taller. Someone, in the comments, wrote that short people should also write a blog for being short.
I love this. I used to date a really tall guy, he was 6'7 and yeah…we couldn't go anywhere without people asking him how tall he was. It's funny how we have this weird stock-phrase-joke-book ingrained in us.
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